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Testicular Disorders In Children
Here it is...: An altered anatomical/physiological state deviating from its supposedly normal range leading to affecting the general/specific well-being tightly related with the organ; likewise, that is applicable to testes, that is, testicular disorders, which could be inborn or acquired. ...Read more
Usually yes: Guys start out with 2 testicles, so if something happens to one of them, the other one alone makes enough hormones and sperm to have a family. So, the question is whether or not he has at least one good testicle. The answer is usually yes, even though nothing is 100% certain in life. ...Read more
Possibly: It really depends on the type of problem you had as a child and the surgery performed to correct it. If the testicle was undescended but was brought down into the scrotum promptly, Is unlikely that you have any decreased spermatogenesis in that testis. The best way to know is to submit a semen sample for analysis (sperm count) ...Read more
As a child I suffered from the disease of the testicular elevator and I underwent a crust I am infertile?
My husband has had testicular trauma in the past which wasn't too bad, but he urinated on an electric fence as a kid. Is he able to have children?
Probably: Urinating on an electric fence should not cause sterility. A man can usually father a child with only one testicle, so your husband should be ok with two. You can have his sperm evaluated to be sure, but most couple would just go for it. You can always start the work up later if you don't get pregnant in the first 18 months. ...Read more
Dr is bilateral testicular microcalcification dangerous? My dr says nothing to worry. Is my dr right? Does it affect man's life? Is it spreadable disease?
Yes, possibly: Testicular microlithiasis is currently thought to be a feature of testicular dysgenesis syndrome. This carries a possible increased risk of testicular cancer and can be associated with decreased fertility. Ultrasound followup is considered appropriate as is testicular self examination. See a urologist. ...Read more
Can I still have children if I have testicular cancer? I am asking because I think I may have it.
While it is possible: To have testis cancer, it is easy to find out. Go to the doctor, tell him your worry, have examine you and teach you to eamine yourself. Testis cancer is highly curable, and may not effect fertility - other testis may be fine, but this too can be checked, as sometimes there are intrinsic low sperm production. ...Read more
I am suffering with a disease in my testicular skin there are 50 to 100 rice shaped lumps my testicular skin, they are white in colour, they are very i?
What med is comparable to actifed (pseudeofedrin) I had testicular cancer. I had a lymph node resection in the late 80's. I was told I would not be able to have children. But I had 3 children. My doctor at the time told me it was because of actifed. (
You: You should be able to use sudafed in a similar way to attempt to conceive and have another natural pregnancy. Sudafed is still available over the counter, and can be taken prior to trying to attempting pregnancy. If this is unsuccessful, you are still most likely able to have another child, but you should meet with a urologist to discuss the additional steps that could be applied to help conceive with artificial reproductive assistance, such as with ivf. ...Read more
Does taking amino acid 2222tabs causes kidney disorders or any testicular issues or nervous system disorder?
Highly unlikely: These are Amino Acids which are the building blocks of proteins. Eating a good steak dinner will give you the same benefits plus taste. There are no reported significant toxicities associated with this. ...Read more
Bilateral testicular microlithasis is non-cancerous & benign. It is non spreadable disease. Also no one should worry about it. Am I right doctor? Plz
Self monitoring: Some studies show relationship between testicular microlithiasis and testicular cancer. Studies of healthy men with no symptoms show testicular microlithiasis much more common than testicular cancer. As result, researchers believe that testicular microlithiasis unlikely to increase risk in otherwise healthy men. Other risk factors such as undescended testes. Recommend regular self palpation. ...Read more
I have a testicular cyst and varicoule vein in testicles also does either one effect having children:?
Varicocoele: Varicocoele in the scrotum near the testicle is a abnormal collection of veins around the testicle. It can cause increased temperature within the testicle that can hinder your sperm count / hinder sperm production. This could obviously affect your ability to have children, as it can lead to more difficulty having the adequate sperm count. Look into having it fixed by a urologist. ...Read more
I s there any thing like testicular congestion or spermatic cord congestion? I f yes, then what are the reasons, why this happened?
Los hue os: Yes. In old days named " blue balls". In women pelvic congestion. Occurs when much sexual arousal and no action. Masturbation could relieve it- it's simple manual test. In victorian era when sex was frowned on, doctors actually masrurbated women for relief- hopefully in professional manner, (bet insurance doesn't cover it. If history not above consult urologist. ...Read more
Scars: Anything that can leave a scar in this tubing can lead to fluid filled swelling and cysts. ...Read more
Generally, yes.: Scrotal ultrasounds (us) are very sensitive for determining the presence of testicular masses, cysts, and relatively sensitive for detecting infection. Doppler studies done by us are very good at determining blood flow and evaluating torsion. Though us can make a diagnosis of tumor, it usually cannot reliably predict the type of cancer. The experience of the technician also makes a difference. ...Read more
Androgen insensitiv: It is now called androgen insensitivity syndrome. It occurs when a genetic male (x/y) is insensitive to androgens. In extreme insensitivity, the child looks like a normal girl, until lack of menstruation at puberty. Then it is discovered that there is no uterus, and abdominal (undescended) testicles, which need to be removed. ...Read more
Personal Decision: A testicular prosthesis is an implant used to replace a removed or missing testicle. Physically, it does not affect the body or the function either way. Psychologically and emotionally, some men feel better or more "normal" with the prosthesis. Some men are also concerned about not looking "normal" to their partners or others. ...Read more
See a doctor: The pain could be radiating from the back, but can also be something with torsion in the area of the testicle and be a medical emergency. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Most of the healing will occur within the first 10-14 days with complete healing generally 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
Urologist: Yes, see a urologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many possible causes: The testicles can atrophy for any number of reasons. Hormonal causes include underproduction or impaired response to androgenic hormones & antiandrogenic medications. Vascular problems such as testicular torsion or varicocele can lead to atrophy. Severe infections of the testis, such as mumps virus or bacterial infections such as epididymo-orchitis can lead to atrophic scarring. ...Read more
Generally benign: Testicular microlithiasis is a fairly common finding on testicular ultrasound. The tiny calcifications cannot be felt and do not cause pain. Your risk of testicular cancer is not increased unless you have a first degree relative with TCa. Monthly self exam for testicular lumps or increased firmness is recommended ...Read more
Prime Consult on HT: You cannot upload pictures on this forum. However, you can do a virtual consult with a doc on Healthtap Prime 24/7. Do take pics of the bumps with your phone and upload them before you connect with a doc. Otherwise see your primary care doc to be evaluated. If you would like to talk to a specific specialist, Urologist, dermatologist, Family Practitioner or Internist, consider HT Concierge. ...Read more